Τετάρτη, 31 Ιανουαρίου 2018

Eddie Drennon & B.B.S. Unlimited ‎– Collage 1975 (Friends & Co.)

Label : Friends & Co.

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A 70s New York classic – the first and best album by Eddie Drennon! Eddie's got a unique sound that's part soul and part Latin – grooving here in a Latin Hustle mode that brings together gliding strings, floating chorus vocals, and a heavier funk-based set of rhythms that really kicks up the groove! Club diva Esther Williams is one of the singers in the group, and the mix of strings and funk is completely sublime throughout! Great cuts include the heavily funky (and often sampled) "Theme In Search", which has a very dark groove that we can't get enough of, and the club classic "Do What You Gotta Do" – but there's also loads of other nice ones, like "Let's Do It Again", "Please Stay Please Stay", and "Get Down, Do The Latin Hustle"

Taste :

Eddie Drennon & B.B.S. Unlimited ‎– Do What You Gotta Do


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Δευτέρα, 22 Ιανουαρίου 2018

Marsha Hunt - Attention! Marsha Hunt! 1973 (Fontana)


Label : Fontana

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American actress, novelist, singer and former model, who has lived mostly in Britain and Ireland. She achieved national fame when she appeared in London as Dionne in the long-running rock musical Hair. She enjoyed close relationships with Marc Bolan and Mick Jagger, who is the father of her only child Karis.
 According to Hunt, The Rolling Stones' controversial hit song "Brown Sugar" was based on her. She has written three novels, as well as three volumes of autobiography, which include a frank account of life as a breast cancer sufferer.

Taste :

Marsha Hunt - Black Flower


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By Electric Looser

Τετάρτη, 10 Ιανουαρίου 2018

The Lloyd McNeill Quartet ‎- Washington Suite 1970 ( ASHA Recording Co. Inc.)


Label : ASHA Recording Co. Inc.

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One of the most beautiful albums ever recorded by DC flutist Lloyd McNeil – and one of the grooviest, too! Lloyd's work is always amazing – stretched-out, spiritual, and filled with life – but this time around, there's a definite groove to the record that's undeniable – an increased sense of rhythm, yet one that's still extremely creative, especially in the mellower moments – which are among some of the most compelling that McNeil ever recorded. The tunes were originally scored for a dance group, and feature a core combo with Lloyd on flute, some great Fender Rhodes from Eugene Rush, and sublime bass and drum patterns – mixed with some haunting added woodwinds, played by a combo that also features the legendary Andrew White. The whole record has a beautifully rhythmic quality, filled with throbbing, modal, soulful grooves – and tracks include "Home Rule", "City Triptych", "2504 Cliffborne Pl", "Just 71% Moor", and "Fountain In The Circle".

Taste :

The Lloyd McNeill Quartet ‎- 2504 cliffbourne place

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The Lloyd McNeill Quartet ‎– Asha 1969 (ASHA Recording Co. Inc.)


Label : ASHA Recording Co. Inc.

Value :

A seminal bit of spiritual jazz from the American scene – the first self-released album by flute player Lloyd McNeill, a tremendous little set that's filled with modal grooves and soaring sounds! McNeill's flute work alone is enough to make the record great – in a space that's somewhere right up there with Bobbi Humprhey or Roland Kirk for sheer soulfulness – but the rhythms of the record are sublime as well – killer grooves that come from the piano of Gene Russ, the bass of Steve Novosel, the percussion of Eric Gravatt, and Latin percussion of Paul Hawkins! The tunes all have a flowing, organic quality that's completely wonderful – extremely natural in approach, with a seductiveness that's made the set one of our favorites for years – a stone classic all the way through, with cuts that include "As A Matter Of Fact", "Asha", "St Margaret's Church", "Effervescence", "Warmth Of A Sunny Day", and "Two Third's Pleasure".

Taste :

The Lloyd McNeill Quartet ‎- Dig where Dat's At


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By Electric Looser